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Monogram Styles for Hand Engraving

Each Letter is formed by a series of cuts made totally free hand by pressing the glass into a revolving cutting wheel that spins on a lathe. Totally unique and considered a Lost Art form. Engraver uses different cutting wheels for producing different widths. (see Below)

For Initials use #1 through #8 - For Names use #9 through #16


Style #1 - Classic Style
 

 Proper initial placement for a single person or married couple. For a single person the first name initial would be first, the last name initial would be center and the middle name initial would be last. For a married couple - The women's first name initial would be first, the married last name initial would be in the middle, the man's first name initial would be last.

NOTE; When submitting your order, your initials must be placed in the order that they will appear on the glass for this monogram style.






Style #2 - Straight Across


      Letters all the same Height. The proper initial
placement or a single individual. First name initial,
middle name initial and last name initial.

NOTE; When submitting your order, your initials must be placed in the order that they will appear on the glass for this monogram style.




           
Style #3 - Angled


      Letters all the same height. The proper initial
placement for a single individual. First name initial,
middle name initial and last name initial.

NOTE; When submitting your order, your initials must be placed in the order that they will appear on the glass for this monogram style.




Style #4 - Diamond Shape 

 Proper initial placement for a single person or married couple. For a single person the first name initial would be first, the last name initial would be center and the middle name initial would be last. For a married couple - The women's first name initial would be first, married last name initial would be in the middle, man's first name initial would be last.

NOTE; When submitting your order, your initials Must be placed in the order that they will appear on glass for this monogram style.


Style #5 - Tall
 

Proper initial placement for a single individual or married couple. For a single person the first name initial on top, middle name initial on bottom, last name initial last and larger. For a married couple - The women's first name initial would be top, man's first name initial would be under the women's, on bottom. the married last name initial would be in the largest on right.
NOTE; When submitting your order, your initials must be placed in the order that they will appear on the glass for this monogram style.





Style #6 - Contemporary 


      The proper initial placement for a single individual. First name initial, middle name initial and last name initial.


NOTE; When submitting your order, your initials must be placed in the order that they will appear on the glass for this monogram style.







Style #7 - Old English

       Single lettering initial with leaf work around the
Old English letter - Choice of wreath design or
pedal leaf design - you must list which leaf
work preferred with engraving info








Style #8 - Old English


Single Letter only - No leaf work - Plain. Can not
engrave more than one letter due to the different
shapes and sizes of Old English letters.












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tyle #9 - Name Angled Upward


First or last name angled up to 12 letters on one
line. 
First letter in Old English Style with leaf 
work above and below name.









Style #10 - Name Angled Upward

First name or last name on angle up to 12 letters on
one line plain with first letter in Old English Style
with no leaf work.













Style #11 - Name Angled Upward

      First name or last name on angle up to 12 letters on
one line with leaf work above and below name.










Style #12 - Name Angled Upward

First or last name on angle with up to 12 letters
on one line plain with NO leaf work engraved
above or below name.







                             


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tyle #13 - Name Straight Across

       First or last name straight across with up to 12 letters
on one line with leaf work under name only.

 

 





Style #14 - Name Straight Across

       First or last name straight across plain with NO
leaf work engraved above or blow name.


 


Style #15 - Name Straight Across

    
  First or last name straight across with up to 12
letters on one line. First letter in Old English Style
with leaf work under name.

 




Style #16 - Name Straight Across

First or last name straight across with up to 12
letters on one line with first letter in Old English
Style. No leaf work.

 

 



Hand engraving offers you a choice of thickness to each cut of the letters...we use various size cutting wheels which have different thickness to each cutting wheel which gives the engraved letters a different boldness. If you have a preference in the boldness of your initials or name being engraved you can request a certain size cutting wheel to be used.

Small Wheel; Approximate 1/16" in thickness, used for names &amp dates on toasting sets smaller pieces or adding a date or 2nd line of text, changing font size. 

Medium Wheel; Approximate 1/8" in thickness, used for all names (styles #9 - #16) on most items, larger pieces an also if adding a date on 2 line.

Large Wheel; Approximate 3/8" to 1/4" thickness, used for all 3 letter monograms, Old English initials in monogram style #2, can also be used for name on larger items.

Extra-Large Wheel; Approximate 5/16" thickness, used for Old English single letters in   styles #7 and #8 on all items. Also used for single letter style 2 (block) 3 letter monograms on larger items.

You may request any size cutting wheel when placing your order by entering in the engraving information text box along with your engraving information requesting to use a particular size cutting wheel for your engraved pintails or names otherwise we will use the suggest size cutting wheels to engrave your order.

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